Medal "Zolotaya Zvezda" (Geroi Sovetskogo Soyuza)

The honorary title "Hero of the Soviet Union' was instituted April 16th, 1934, the accompanying medal August 1st, 1939, by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet. Recipients of the medal are automatically awarded the title of: Hero of the Soviet Union.
The title can be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel for having rendered personal or collective acts of heroism that have contributed to the honour or the development of the Soviet Union. Recipients of the title will automatically be awarded the Order of Lenin, moreover they receive a Diploma from the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet. The title can be awarded more than once, however, the Order of Lenin only once. In that case, the recipient will have a sculptural bust in the town of his/her birth. Some 12.600 persons have been awarded the title more than once; August 22nd, 1988, the Supreme Soviet abolished the policy of multiple conferment.
The badge itself takes the form of a five-pointed star made of solid gold. The ribbon is coloured red and approx. 0.75" (19 mm) wide mounted on a hanger that measures 15 x 20 mm. The medal weighs 21.5 grammes.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Kabanov, Vasiliy Grigoryevich25-03-190818-04-1945 
Kamozin, Pavel Mikhailovich16-07-191724-11-1983more 
Kanunnikov, Vasiliy Petrovich00-00-191629-04-1945 
Kapustin, Vladimir Dmitriyevich00-00-190303-12-1939 
Karbyshev, Dmitry Mikhaylovich14-10-188018-02-1945more 
Karpenko, Mykola20-04-191414-04-1944 
Karpinskiy, Frants Filippovich18-06-190616-05-1945 
Karpov, Aleksandr Terentyevich17-10-191720-10-1944more 
Kartoshkin, Arkadiy Nikolayevich16-12-192517-04-1945 
Kasatkin, Nikolay Yakovlevich23-12-192427-03-1945 
Katukov, Mikhail Yefimovich17-08-190008-06-1976more 
Kazakov, Vasily Ivanovich18-07-189825-05-1968more 
Kazantsev, Vasiliy Tikhonovich19-10-192013-05-1945 
Kharin, Mikhail Terentyevich   
Khasanshin, Mansur Rakhipovich12-12-192313-04-1975more 
Khazov, Vladimir Petrovich09-09-191813-09-1942 
Khmelev, Pavel Vasilyevich00-00-192313-12-1943 
Khokhlov, Pyotr Ilyich12-00-191007-03-1990 
Khomyakov, Maxim Ignatievich30-07-191224-10-1958 
Kirponos, Mikhail12-01-189220-09-1941 
Kiryanov, Nikolay Ivanovich17-02-192102-03-1943 
Kiselyov, Sergey Ivanovich27-12-191904-02-1945 
Kizhevatov, Andrey Mitrofanovich18-08-190729-06-1941 
Klimenko, Kondrat Gavrilovich25-10-191310-03-1945 
Klubov, Aleksandr Fyodorovich18-01-191801-11-1944more 
Kochergin, Egor Petrovich06-09-191628-08-1943 
Kokorev, Pavel Adreevich13-07-192125-04-1986more 
Kolbasa, Mikhail Yefremovich00-00-190816-04-1945 
Kolbnev, Vasiliy Fodorovich24-02-190618-02-1945 
Koldunov, Aleksandr Ivanovich20-09-192307-06-1992more 
Kolpakchi, Vladimir Yakovlevich07-09-189917-05-1961 
Konev, Ivan Stepanovich28-12-189721-05-1973more 
Konovalov, Vladimir Konstantinovich05-12-191129-11-1967 
Konstantinov, Anatoly Ustinovich12-06-192322-10-2006 
Koptsov, Vasiliy Alekseyevich01-01-190403-03-1943 
Kopylov, Vasiliy Ivanovich29-01-190502-05-1945 
Korolov, Gerasim Grigoryevich03-03-192408-02-1945 
Korsun, Vladimir Wolf16-11-192317-03-1950more 
Koshevoi, Pyotr Kirillovich21-12-190430-08-1976more 
Koshevoy, Oleg08-06-192609-02-1943 
Kosmodemyanskaya, Zoya Anatolyevna13-09-192329-11-1941 
Kosonogov, Lev Vasilyevich19-06-190417-11-1943more 
Kostin, Ivan Dmitriyevich25-12-191524-04-1945 
Kostyuk, Jozef S.14-04-191917-03-1981 
Kot, Vasiliy Andreyevich23-02-191610-11-1998 
Kovpak, Sidor Artemyevich07-06-188711-12-1967 
Kozak, Semyon Antonovich23-05-190224-12-1953 
Kozhedub, Ivan Nikolayevich08-06-192008-08-1991more 
Kozhemyakin, Nikolay Alekseyevich16-10-192200-00-2003more 
Kozlov, Nikolay Andreyevich12-10-191610-10-1943 
Kozyr, Maxim Jevsejevic05-12-189023-04-1945more 
Krasilnikov, Gennadiy Ivanovich06-10-192523-09-1943 
Krasovsky, Stepan Akimovich20-08-189721-04-1983 
Kravchenko, Andrei Grigoryevich30-11-189918-10-1963more 
Kravchenko, Grigory Panteleyevich12-10-191223-02-1943more 
Kravchenko, Ivan Khotovich05-07-192126-04-1945 
Krayko, Aleksey Ivanovich18-05-191105-03-1943 
Kreizer, Yakov Grigoryevich04-11-190529-11-1969more 
Kretov, Stepan Ivanovich25-12-191919-01-1975 
Krikunenko, Veniamin Aleksandrovich00-00-192529-09-1943 
Krylov, Nikolai Ivanovich29-04-190309-02-1972more 
Krzywon, Aniela Tadeushevna27-05-192512-10-1943 
Kulakov, Teodor Sergeyevich18-03-190016-11-1943 
Kulik, Grigory Ivanovich09-11-189029-08-1950 
Kungurtsev, Yevgeny Maksimovich03-10-192111-05-2000more 
Kurzenkov, Sergei Georgiyevich07-07-191118-11-1981more 
Kutsevalov, Timofei Fyodorovich21-01-190406-01-1975 
Kuzmin, Georgy Pavlovich21-04-191318-08-1943 
Kuzmin, Matvey03-08-185814-02-1942 
Kuzminov, Ivan Gerasimovich01-07-191516-04-1945 
Kuznetsov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich07-11-191521-08-1942 
Kuznetsov, Mikhail Vasilyevich07-11-191315-12-1989more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolai Gerasimovich24-07-190406-12-1974more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolai Ivanovich29-04-192211-09-2008more 
Kuznetsov, Nikolay Vasil'yevich13-12-192114-04-1945 

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